Author: Shabbu

Breakfast/ Dinner

Blueberry Overnight Oats

Ingredients: 1/2 cup rolled oats1 tbsp chia seeds1/2 cup blueberriesa pinch of salt1/2 cup milk1/4 cup greek yogurt1-2 tsp maple syrupchopped almonds Preparation: In a bowl , add oats, salt, blueberries, milk, yogurt, maple syrup and chia seeds and mix well. Transfer to a mason jar / glass and place in the refrigerator for at […]

Cakes, Cakes & Bakes

Pumpkin Cake

Ingredients: 2 cup ripe pumpkin, peeled and cubed1 1/2 cup milk1 1/2 cup plain flour1 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp salt3 large eggs1/2 cup oil1 1/2 cup sugar, powdered1/2-1 tsp vanilla essence1/4 tsp baking soda2 tsp vinegar Preparation: Peel and cut pumpkin into cubes and cook it adding milk till done. Keep it aside to cool. […]

Paneer, Vegetarian

Schezwan Paneer

Ingredients: 150 gm paneer, cut into small cubes1 onion, cubed3 garlic cloves, chopped1 capsicum, cubed1 tbsp schezwan sauce2 tsp soy sauce1 tbsp + 2 tsp corn flour1/2 tsp sugarsalt to tastechopped spring onionsoil, as required Preparation: In a plate, take paneer cubes and 1 tbsp corn flour and roll well to coat the paneer well […]

Desserts & Sweets, Traditional Sweets

Mango Kesari / Mango Sheera

Ingredients: 3/4 cup semolina/ rava3/4 cup mango puree3/4 cup sugar3/4 cup water3/4 cup milk1/4 cup ghee10 cashew nuts, halved1 tbsp raisina pinch of saffron2 tbsp warm milk1/2 tsp cardamom powder1/4 tsp salt Preparation: Soak pinch of saffron in 2 tbsp warm milk and keep it aside. Heat ghee in a thick bottomed pan and add […]

Chicken, Non Veg, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta

Chicken Spinach ( Palak) Rice

Ingredients: 1 cup spinach / palak, chopped250 gm boneless chicken, cubed1 cup basmati rice1 onion, sliced2 green chillies, slit1/2 tsp + 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste3/4 tsp + 1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp + 1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp coriander powder1/4 tsp + 1/4 tsp garam masala1 bay leaf2 cardamoms3 cloves1/2 inch cinnamon1/2 tsp pepper cornssalt […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Dosa, Non Veg, Seafood, Squid

Squid / Koonthal Dosa

Ingredients: 1/2 kg squid, cut into pieces2 – 2 1/2 cups of dosa batter2 onion, chopped1 tomato, choppedsmall piece ginger, crushed4 garlic cloves, crushed2 green chillies1/4 tsp turmeric powder2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp lemon juicesalt to tastea sprig of curry leaves1 tbsp oil Preparation: In a pressure cooker, add cleaned squid pieces and cook it […]

Pasta, Rice / Pasta

Makhani Pasta

Ingredients: 4 cups pasta1 kg ripe tomato, chopped7 cloves7 cardamoms6-7 green chillies, chopped1 1/2 tsp ginger paste1 1/2 tsp garlic paste2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1 tsp oil50 gm butter2 1/2-3 tbsp plain flour2 tsp sugar1 1/2 tsp kasuri methi1/2- 3/4 cup fresh creamsalt to tastegrated paneer, for garnishingchopped coriander leaves Preparation: Boil water in a […]

Egg, Non Veg

Thenga Arachu Vecha Mutta Curry / Egg Curry

Ingredients: 4 hardboiled eggs1 egg1 onion, chopped1 tomato, chopped1 small piece ginger, finely chopped1 garlic clove, finely chopped4-5 green chillies, slit1 cup grated coconut1 tsp chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 pinch cumin seeds1 sprig curry leaves1 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp oil Preparation: Boil 4 eggs and keep it aside. […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Pancakes

Jackfruit Pancake

Ingredients: 1 cup ripe jackfruit, chopped2 cardamoms1 cup milk1 cup plain flour1 tsp baking powder1 tbsp sugar1/4 tsp salt1 tbsp butter Preparation: Chop the jackfruit into pieces and grind together with cardamoms and little milk to a smooth paste. In a bowl, add plain flour, baking powder, sugar and salt and mix well. Add jackfruit […]